Fl. Tasman. 1: 231 (1856) APNI
Prostrate, stoloniferous, often mat-forming herb; stems to 30 cm long, rooting at nodes, hispid to pilose. Leaves shortly petiolate, ovate to oblong, 1–5 cm long, 2–15 mm wide, usually obtuse, both surfaces sparsely appressed-pubescent, margins entire or toothed and flat. Flowers solitary in axils; peduncles 1–8 mm long; bracteoles elliptic to oblong, 4–6 mm long. Sepals minute or obsolete; corolla 5–8 mm long, hispid outside, sparsely pubescent inside, white or blue, usually yellowish in throat, wings to c. 1 mm wide; indusium depressed-obovate, with sparse long bristles at base, orifice more or less glabrous. Fruit obovoid, c. 3 mm long, rugose, pubescent. Flowers mainly Nov.–Mar.
EGL, GipP, HNF, HSF, SnM, Strz, VAlp, WPro. Also SA, NSW, Tas. Scattered in near-coastal heaths and woodlands east of Port Phillip Bay, extending from lowlands to alps where a frequent colonizer of bare, moist ground.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|